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Noel Towell Australia's Customs agency is the public service's most dangerous workplace.
Noel Towell The Agriculture Department is the latest federal government operation to be swamped by requests for redundancy payouts from its workers.
Noel Towell, Meredith Clisby and Fleta Page Canberra’s tallest building, Woden’s Lovett Tower, is set to become a near-empty shell when hundreds of public service occupants move out in two years.
Noel Towell Bureau to open voluntary redundancy program as it tries to manage efficiency dividend and save $50 million.
Noel Towell Up to 200 more public servants at Environment are set to lose their jobs as the government strips the agency of funding and responsibilities.
Noel Towell A legal win for a public servant left mentally damaged from being told to work a standard five-day week could lead to many more workers' compensation claims, the woman's lawyers say.
Noel Towell The nation's last line of defence against welfare fraudsters is under threat from public service cost-cutting.
Noel Towell The Abbott Government has asked the public sector to trim the fat and one agency is going above and beyond the call of duty, splashing out on fitness instructors to man its corporate gyms.
Noel Towell The government says Labor is to blame for the staff of an entire Commonwealth department being forced to apply for their own jobs, with 25 per cent set to be rejected.
Noel Towell More than 2000 ATO workers have applied for the 500 golden handshakes available.
Noel Towell The public service has been given the go ahead to hire more than 50 senior bureaucrats on annual salaries of up to $366,000 since the Abbott government imposed its hiring clampdown last year, a...
Noel Towell The public service has been given the green light to hire more than 50 senior bureaucrats on annual salaries of up to $366,000 since the Abbott Government imposed its hiring clampdown last year, a...
Noel Towell Hundreds of Australian Customs officers are facing the sack after the Abbott government refused to give the department permission to run a $30 million budget deficit.
Noel Towell Hundreds of Australian Customs officers are facing the sack after the Abbott government refused to permit their department to run a $30 million budget deficit.
Noel Towell Thousands of public servants were offered psychological counselling after they learned last week last week of the government's plans for their pay and conditions.
Noel Towell Hundreds more federal government scientists are threatened with the sack after Geoscience Australia conceded it has a $40 million hole in its budget and will be forced to cull its staff.
Noel Towell Public servants at the government's trademark enforcement agency are being targeted by a performance management taskforce as they struggle to cope with ''unreasonable'' workloads, the public sector...
Noel Towell Nearly 14 per cent of AusAID staffers have asked for voluntary redundancies since the overseas aid agency was abolished.
Noel Towell The federal government is keeping its intentions for the pay and conditions of its 165,000 public servants close to its chest.
Noel Towell Australia's 165,000 federal bureaucrats will face a choice of zero pay rises for three years or deep cuts to their entitlements.